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May 2nd, 2013


May 2, 2013

Traffic accidents jump dramatically at this time of year and students are cautioned to drive smart and drive safe during prom, graduation, and throughout the summer. Fire, police and ambulance personnel were out in the warm sun yesterday to show North Country High students what a "real" accident looks like.
Check out the story and photos on pages 1 and 8 of Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 3, 2013.


May 2, 2013

Getting elementary students on the same math track and bringing them in line with state standards is a challenge, but local math teachers are sitting down to lunch to work it out. For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 3, 2013.

Lake Region Golfers Win Four Team Match

May 2, 2013

ORLEANS–he Lake Region golf teams got their season rolling on Wednesday, as they hosted Hazen, Richford and Enosburg at the Orleans Country Club.
The boys took home the win with a team score of 209, followed by Hazen 233 and Enosburg at 256.
Richford had only three players, who came in at 199.
Carl Oberg led the pack, medaling with a 46, Noah Racine and Holden Poirier each shot 52, Dusin Bodette had a 57, Derek Rodgers a 67, and Connor Gaboriault hit the clubhouse with a 76.

Montpelier Girls Hand North Country a 6-1 Loss

May 2, 2013

NEWPORT–While the weather conditions were fantastic, the end result was not as bright as the shinning sun, as the North Country Falcons ran into a very good Montpelier tennis team on Wednesday, losing the match 6-1.
The girls will host Lake Region next Wednesday in a rematch from their contest last month.
It should be an interesting bout, since both teams were missing their number one player, amongst others, the last time these two teams met.
Game time is at 3:30.
For the full story, see the Express on 5-3-12.

Gloria Sanschagrin Doherty

May 2, 2013

Doherty–– Gloria Sanschagrin passed away at the CSSS Memphremagog on April 26, 2013.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

Donna Louise (Hunter) Murphy

May 2, 2013

Murphy–– Donna Louise (Hunter), 88, of Shelton, CT, passed away April 29, 2013 in Shelton.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

May 1st


May 1, 2013

Fire crews responded to an alarm of a car fire that quickly became a structure fire on Goodall Road in Holland Tuesday evening. A neighbor acted fast to alert the family and fire department. For more of this story, see Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 2, 2013.


May 1, 2013

Protesters and workers' rights advocates from all over Vermont gathered in front of the Vermont Statehouse Wednesday in commemoration of May Day. May Day rallies were held worldwide.
To see more of this story, see pages 1 and 14 of the Newport Daily Express for May 2, 2013.


May 1, 2013

Workmen on the Long Bridge in Newport report they expect to be finished with construction in 60 days, just in time for the Fourth of July.

Stay abreast of all of Newport's changes in the pages of The Newport Daily Express.

Lady Rangers Capitalize On Free Passes, Defeat Peoples 18-3

May 1, 2013

ORLEANS–Already up six to two after three, the Lady Rangers exploded for seven runs in the fourth, en-route to an 18-3 win over the defending Division III champion Peoples Academy.
"This is the first time we have beaten Peoples in three years, and it is always nice to get a W against someone you haven't beat in a while" said LRU coach Matt Tinker.
Peoples used the three pitchers in the game, with Megan Lamare taking the loss.
Michelle Thibeault went the distance for the Lake Region, fanning 6 and walking just 1.


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